Attractions

Explore 11 miles of World Heritage across 2 countries, taking in tunnels aqueducts, viaducts, stunning scenery and charming towns and villages. Things to do include canal boating – under power or horse-drawn, – walking, cycling, discovering castles and much more. For further ideas on where to stop for food and drink, buy gifts, find accommodation and other activities, please see our Business and Community page.

  • All
  • Places to visit
  • The canal
  • Things to do
  • Towns
  • Trains
*cchirk viaduct and aqueduct

Chirk Viaduct

Awe-inspiring architecture and engineering
*froncysyllte community centre

Froncysyllte

A community with a rich industrial history
*Trevor basin tuning fork

Trevor Basin

An essential mooring and turning facility with a fascinating history
*Panorama of Dinas Brân

Dinas Brân Castle

There’s a rewarding walk to dramatic ruins of the castle and magnificent views
*Chain Bridge River Dee

Chain Bridge

A unique bridge spanning the River Dee
*old railway line walk fingerpost

Old Railway Line Walk

Created in the 1860s to serve local industries, now a gentle 2-mile walk
*Chirk Castle

Chirk Castle

Built for defence, the castle is a symbol of power
*steam train at llangollen railway

Llangollen Railway

A scenic 10-mile heritage railway line
*Cefn Viaduct and roundhouse

Cefn Viaduct

A stunning railway viaduct seen best from Ty Mawr Country Park below
*Llangollen Tourist Information Centre

Llangollen Tourist Information Centre

A warm welcome to Llangollen and the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal World Heritage Site
*llangollen pavilion

Llangollen Pavilion

Welcoming the world for over 25 years
*plas newydd llangollen

Plas Newydd

Capturing the imagination since the 18th century

Chirk

A thriving local community with a history dating back to the 11th Century
*chirk bank bridge

Chirk Bank

There are a variety of walking, cycling and running routes near to Chirk Bank
*whitehouse tunnel

Whitehouses Tunnel

Navigate your way under the A5 in this 18th century tunnel
*valle crucis abbey

Valle Crucis Abbey

The legendary medieval abbey was founded in 1201
*Tŷ Mawr Country Park

Tŷ Mawr

Picturesquely situated beneath the dramatic Cefn Viaduct
*barge on chirk aqueduct

Chirk Aqueduct and Tunnel

Straddling the border between Wales and England
*llantysilio church interior

Llantysilio

The perfect place to take a picnic at Horseshoe Falls
*Historic Llangollen Bridge

Llangollen

The picturesque town in the heart of the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal World Heritage Site
*boat and horse at Llangollen Wharf

Llangollen Wharf

A great day out for all the family
*gledrid bridge

Gledrid Bridge

The entrance to the World Heritage Site in Shropshire
*horseshoe falls

Horseshoe Falls

A masterpiece of Thomas Telford engineering
*family bike ride on Llangollen Canal

Trevor

At the northern end of the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

St Mary’s Church, Chirk

Visiting here will reward you with historical art and artefacts
+pontcysyllte Aqueduct North Wales

Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

One of the most astonishing feats of engineering from the Industrial Revolution

Berwyn Station

An unusual design due to the narrow piece of land available
*historical photo of cefn mawr

Cefn Mawr

A town with a significant industrial heritage
  • All
  • Places to visit
  • The canal
  • Things to do
  • Towns
  • Trains
*cchirk viaduct and aqueduct

Chirk Viaduct

Awe-inspiring architecture and engineering
*boat and horse at Llangollen Wharf

Llangollen Wharf

A great day out for all the family
*llangollen pavilion

Llangollen Pavilion

Welcoming the world for over 25 years
*Panorama of Dinas Brân

Dinas Brân Castle

There’s a rewarding walk to dramatic ruins of the castle and magnificent views
*llantysilio church interior

Llantysilio

The perfect place to take a picnic at Horseshoe Falls
*valle crucis abbey

Valle Crucis Abbey

The legendary medieval abbey was founded in 1201
*froncysyllte community centre

Froncysyllte

A community with a rich industrial history
*whitehouse tunnel

Whitehouses Tunnel

Navigate your way under the A5 in this 18th century tunnel
*historical photo of cefn mawr

Cefn Mawr

A town with a significant industrial heritage
*gledrid bridge

Gledrid Bridge

The entrance to the World Heritage Site in Shropshire

Berwyn Station

An unusual design due to the narrow piece of land available
*horseshoe falls

Horseshoe Falls

A masterpiece of Thomas Telford engineering
*Tŷ Mawr Country Park

Tŷ Mawr

Picturesquely situated beneath the dramatic Cefn Viaduct
*old railway line walk fingerpost

Old Railway Line Walk

Created in the 1860s to serve local industries, now a gentle 2-mile walk
*chirk bank bridge

Chirk Bank

There are a variety of walking, cycling and running routes near to Chirk Bank
*Chirk Castle

Chirk Castle

Built for defence, the castle is a symbol of power
*barge on chirk aqueduct

Chirk Aqueduct and Tunnel

Straddling the border between Wales and England
*Chain Bridge River Dee

Chain Bridge

A unique bridge spanning the River Dee
*Trevor basin tuning fork

Trevor Basin

An essential mooring and turning facility with a fascinating history

Chirk

A thriving local community with a history dating back to the 11th Century
*plas newydd llangollen

Plas Newydd

Capturing the imagination since the 18th century
*steam train at llangollen railway

Llangollen Railway

A scenic 10-mile heritage railway line
*Llangollen Tourist Information Centre

Llangollen Tourist Information Centre

A warm welcome to Llangollen and the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal World Heritage Site
+pontcysyllte Aqueduct North Wales

Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

One of the most astonishing feats of engineering from the Industrial Revolution
*Cefn Viaduct and roundhouse

Cefn Viaduct

A stunning railway viaduct seen best from Ty Mawr Country Park below

St Mary’s Church, Chirk

Visiting here will reward you with historical art and artefacts
*Historic Llangollen Bridge

Llangollen

The picturesque town in the heart of the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal World Heritage Site
*family bike ride on Llangollen Canal

Trevor

At the northern end of the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct